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Majorca

[muh-jawr-kuh, -yawr-] /məˈdʒɔr kə, -ˈyɔr-/
noun
1.
a Spanish island in the W Mediterranean: the largest of the Balearic Islands. 1405 sq. mi. (3640 sq. km).
Capital: Palma.
Spanish Mallorca.
Related forms
Majorcan, adjective, noun
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  • But in the family there were many mouths to feed, and though in Majorca there was always food for all, money was scarce.

    The Fortunate Isles Mary Stuart Boyd
  • I have reached my destination, and am safely landed in the town of Majorca.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • The fortunate isles; life and travel in Majorca, Minorca and Iviza.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • Majorca lay below, glistening amidst its hillocks of pipeclay.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • For there, over the glassy smoothness of the horizon, behind those little grey clouds, is Majorca--and Lloseta.

    The Grey Lady Henry Seton Merriman
  • After thoroughly doing Ballarat, I set out on my return to Majorca.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • Majorca and Almeria on the coast of Spain may, it is said, be seen on a fine day.

  • We set out on our return journey to Majorca just as the moon was rising.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
British Dictionary definitions for Majorca

Majorca

/məˈjɔːkə; -ˈdʒɔː-/
noun
1.
an island in the W Mediterranean: the largest of the Balearic Islands; tourism. Capital: Palma. Pop: 730 778 (2002 est). Area: 3639 sq km (1465 sq miles) Spanish name Mallorca
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